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teachers inside as well. some in the last moments of their lives. michelle miller picks up the story now. good evening, michelle. >> reporter: good evening, jim. grief is everywhere. the corner gas stakes, the local diner, and most certainly at any one of the num know in our heart she was protecting those kids from that shooter. >> reporter: fred rogers, mr. progger to most of us, used to say when he was a little boy and he saw something scary his mother would tell him, "look for the helpers. you will always find people helping," she said. and certainly, that was the case here in newtown. jim. >> axelrod: michelle miller, thank you. will the massacre move congress to consider tougher gun laws? [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. you spend all d
facing parents and teachers here now is how do students learn to feel safe again. michelle miller has that story rts good evening, jeff. just as officials announced today that newtown school was reopen on tuesday to all students except those who went to sandy hook elementary school, those students would return on wednesday. but to an entirely different location. >> we'll accommodate our entire sandy hook school program. >> reporter: erica canfield got the news from an automated phone call that her 9-year-old son kenneth will be going to a new school. >> what do you fear the most? >> if he can move on with this, if he can trust again, go to school and learn and have fun with his friends again. >> reporter: kenseth a fourth grader at sandy hook elementary school which is only a few miles from his home. now he and the rest of his classmates will attend chalk hill school in monroe, connecticut. but kenneth's mom says he's hesitant. >> he said he won't go back unless there is a police officer at every door. >> kenneth was saved by his music teacher who locked the door before the gunman cou
from newtown. >>> reporter: good morning, michelle. several parents here in newtown, connecticut continue to face the unthinkable burying their children. five funerals are scheduled for today and people are still reeling. hundreds gathered for memorial service to remember sandy hook elementary principal dawn hochsprung. she died trying to stop the shooter after he broke into the school. >> you don't have to know her. you just have to know what she did is an act of selflessness and that touches humanity. >> reporter: hochsprung's funeral is just one of five that will be held today. tuesday saw two more children laid to rest. 6-year-old james mattioli loved sports and math. his family called him a numbers guy. and jessica rekos loved horses. she wanted a cowgirl hat for christmas. yesterday was a day of mixed emotions for many parents and students as school reopened in newtown for everyone except the kids who attend sandy hook elementary. >> so, like, surreal. >> reporter: there were some who stayed away. >> my neighbor up the street, her kid didn't come back. >> reporter: but ther
midnight tonight. >> i don't think you're going to make it much past this show, michelle, the way you're going. >> 7:00 she will be like i have to go now, see you later! >> she is so sick, i feel bad for her. but we have some good news. we have better weather coming our way. couple of clouds making their way across our skies this morning. it's going to be a frosty start to the day around the interior valleys, clouds sweeping on by, temperatures dropping again. and well, we are in for a pretty decent end to 2012. i can't believe it's coming to a close but here we go. temperatures outside now on the chilly side. 31 and freezing now in concord. it is 35 in san jose. 31 in santa rosa and freezing. likely to see some frost showing up in those areas. by the afternoon going to epcot temperatures cool, as well. highs only expected to be in the upper 40s and the low 50s so a chilly day indeed and tonight, good news is it should stay dry. we'll have more on that forecast coming up in just a few minutes. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> i'm just kicking back today. it's easy b
. michelle franzen just arrived at the scene. what can you tell us what about's happening on the ground there right now? >> hi, craig. we have been moved about two miles away where the briefing was held in the past hour. so we're about two miles away from the elementary school. and what we learned at that press briefing was that governor malloy is meeting with those families at this hour, comforting them. trying to prepare them for what's ahead and also investigators still back on the scene, obviously, they'll have a very dire situation to deal with in the next few hours as they enter that school, as they pour over the crime scene. we have also, also heard that they're executing several search warrants in this area. what police haven't confirmed but we're hearing from other areas at this briefing was the death toll. we're hering that the governor wanted to make sure he was with the families first. that they wanted to make sure that they have those numbers firmed up on their end and that is their priority. meeting with families here. we mentioned this town, newtown, connecticut. it is a
's wednesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. time now 6:30. >>> santa clara county firefighters made an unexpected discovery at the scene of a small fire a body. anne makovec joins from us campbell. >> reporter: firefighters have left the scene but there are still a lot of questions about a mysterious death. i'm in campbell. the storage unit was on fire and is around the corner from the building here behind me. here's a closer look at that unit. the fire broke out at 1:00 this morning. somebody reported smoke coming from the storage unit. they found a body inside the unit after they put out the small fire. they say the body is an adult. police won't say how the person died, if it was before or during the fire. they are calling it an undetermined death investigation not a murder investigation. >> at this point we don't have specific evidence to call it a homicide. obviously, we're looking at all the different possibilities and once we get all the questions answered we'll be able to better determine what happened here this morning. >> report
lost her life doing what she loved. and cbs news reporter michelle explains, she wasn't the only hero. >> reporter: the news that the six- and seven-year-olds had been shot multiple times further devastated an already prone community. sarah couldn't stop crying. >> they're just babies. you know, they're just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mothers an fathers. it's just awful. >> reporter: the children who survived were protected by their teachers. janet gathered her kindergartners in one coloneller. colonel -- in one corner. 18 years of teaching experience kicked in. >> we all got away from the windows, covered the windows, locked the classroom door. the children started to say at one point, i'm scared, and i said, i think we're going to be okay. i think somebody is on the roof making noises, trying to divert their attention. >> reporter: finally police told them it was safe to leave. >> they said have everybody hold hands, come down the hallway, cover their eyes. so we did. as i'm going by the hallway, i, as the grown-up, i do spot blood on the floor so i know things
a school shooting the recording told them not to come to the school. of course, everyone did. michelle miller met some of them today. >> we just ran to the fire station and we didn't really even know what we were finding at the fire station, if it was children, if it was adults telling us when we could get our children. >> reporter: melissa makris was among hundreds of parents desperate to find their children. >> we went in and you just saw lots and lots of kids and crying and parents and you just search for your child's teacher, for your child's face and i heard "mommy, mommy." and there he was sitting there waiting for us. >> reporter: makris's ten-year-old son phillip was in the school gym when the shooting began. >> my son says that those teachers gathered them in a corner and kept them safe. >> reporter: so the teachers are the heroes of today? >> absolutely. they did -- i was a teacher before i became a mom and you always wonder are you going to do what you need to do to protect your kids and those teachers did. phillip describes being pushed in a corner and they kept them safe t
action to prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. this evening michelle and i will do whatever parent will do, hug our children a little tighter and we will tell them that we love them and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut that cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. and our days to come, that community needs us to be at our best as americans and i will do everything in my power as president to help. because while nothing can fill the space of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remind them that we are there for them, that we are praying for them and that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their memories but also in ours. may god bless the memories of the victims and in the words of scripture, heal the broken hearted and bind up their wounds. >> we have been listening to a clearly emotional president obama speaking publicly about the mass shooting and the president speaking his condolences. he offered the governor of conn
of their lives. michelle miller has their story. >> reporter: the news that the six 7-year-olds had been shot multiple times devastated a community. >> just babies. they're just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mothers and their fathers. >> reporter: the children who survived were protected by their teachers. janet gathered her kindergartners in one corner. >> they sounded like gunshots. >> reporter: 18 years of teaching experience kicked in. >> we all got away from the windows. pulled down the blinds. covered the windows. locked the classroom door. it the children started to say i'm scared. i said we're going to be okay. i think maybe somebody is up on the roof making noises and again trying to divert their attention. >> reporter: finally police told them it was safe to leave. >> they said have everybody hold hands. come down the hallway. cover their eyes. so we did. as i'm going by the hallway, i saw blood on the floor. so i know that things aren't good. i don't know whether any of them saw that. we kept going, kept moving. >> reporter: vicki soto also taught kindergarten. >>
. michelle. students say she routinely carries a roll of tape around that she sometimes puts on students' mouths. that day, she taped three students. >> i was angry. >> i was sad. >> reporter: torres claims this was not the first time faculty crossed the line at antioch charter academy. another teacher admitted to placing a chair over armando's body and sitting on it to keep him from moving. >> so she was stuck under the chair. >> reporter: we contacted the principle. she met with us offcamera and says this is a personnel matter being investigated. >> reporter: the family says that is armando's teacher apologize. they made the recording days after the incident happened. but so far, she has not been punished. >> she's still working there. >> reporter: torres is homeschooling her children until antioch academy takes action. as much as they miss the school, they worry about seeing her again. >> i feel scared that they tape me again. toll plaza was supposed >>> the man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend and her friend at a richmond bridge toll plaza was supposed to be sentenced to death tod
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in class. >> she duct taped me. >> she said i put the duct tame on him. >> reporter: she is miss michelle. students say she routinely carries a roll of tape around she puts on students' mouths. they day, she taped three students. >> i was angry. ingly was sad. >> reporter: torez claims this was not the first time faculty has crossed the line at antioch academy. another teacher claimed to put a chair on armando's body. we contacted the principal on several occasions. she said this is a personnel matter that is being investigated. >> they shouldn't have done it. they should not have let it happen. >> reporter: the torez family says that is the teacher apologizing. they made the recording days after the incident happened. but so far, she has not been punished. >> she is still there. >> reporter: torez is temporarily home schooling her children until antioch takes action. as much as her children miss their school, they worry about seeing her again. >> i feel scared. if they tape me again. >> reporter: in antioch. christin ayers, cbs5. >>> some crooks rammed a stolen car into a conquered game
for the nation but also as a father, an emotional president obama fought back tears. >> this evening, michelle and i will do what every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter. and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. >> reporter: you saw it in the president's face, you heard it in his voice. i simply can't think of an event in recent memory that touched so many people, seemed to affect them so directly right in their hearts, right in their souls. for more information about how you can help those people directly affected here by the shooting in newtown, go to cnn.com/impactall. i want to go back to ali velshi just down the street here in newtown. ali? >> you know, john, you see those parents so emotionally distraught and so much of the community like that and elsewhere in the community, there's this feeling about how stunned everybody is. when you travel around this town as i did last night, john, as you saw
on what's happening. >> reporter: good morning, michelle and brian. it's a week before christmas, and here in newtown, connecticut, many families aren't planning for the holidays but planning funerals and there are several planned in the weeks to come. it's back to school for the children of newtown, connecticut with the exception of the students of sandy hook elementary school. kenneth canfield is a fourth greater at sandy hook. he heard screaming and gunshots in the room he was in. >> it was being banged on by the gunman. >> reporter: kenneth and his classmates won't be returning to sandy hook elementary. when they do go back, they will attend chalk hill school in monroe. >> he said he wouldn't go back unless there's a police officer at every door. >> reporter: for the people of newtown, the grieving continues. more funerals will be held today when james mattioli and jessica rico also laid to rest. the first two funerals were held monday when 6-year-old noah posner and jack pinto were remembered. >> you shouldn't be at a 6-year- old's funeral. this is a devastating event and it's heartb
and michelle are off. >>> we have our hi-def doppler very busy rain all over the bay area. looks like it's going to be a wet week. >> no morning should begin without your hi-def doppler. let's get a look at it with lawrence karnow. >> what would you do without your hi-def doppler? >> i wouldn't want to know. >> it was one of the greatest advances in the bay area when we finally got it here. looks like today we are starting to show more moisture outside just some scattered showers about the bay area. and you can see that rolling on n a lot of low-level moisture. we are seeing some mis, drizzle and light showers at this hour but we do have some pockets that you want to be aware of. you can see some of that moisture near livermore in near the 580. watch out in that direction. continuing to see some of that rain all around the bay area. you will find it inside the bay and oakland and berkeley. we have more storms coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> thank you. >>> in newtown, connecticut the first funerals are planned today for two of the children who were killed. 6-year-old j
@captioncolorado.com >>> good morning, it's tuesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is on vacation this week. the time is 31 minutes after 5:00. >>> this morning, in newtown, connecticut, students return to class at all schools except for sandy hook elementary. >> that campus will remain a crime scene indefinitely after friday's mass shooting. investigators are still trying to determine why gunman adam lanza singled the school out which he attended as a child. federal agents say lanza fired guns at shooting ranges over the years, but there is no evidence he did so recently as practice for the rampage. cbs news's marley hall has more newtown. >> reporter: it's back to school today for the children of newtown, connecticut with one exception, the students of sandy hook elementary. kenneth canfield is a fourth grader at sandy hook. he was there that tragic day. >> he heard screaming and gunshots and the room he was in was being banged on by the gunman. >> reporter: kenneth and his classmates won't be returning to sandy hook elementary school. when they do go back, they w
the next two days, looking for last minute deals. as michelle miller explains, store owners say the holiday rush was a little slower than expected. >>reporter: getting around is a specialty toy store in new york city. >> you won't find any of this stuff at target, wal-mart. >> no. >>reporter: owner paul nippa says today is his busiest day of the year. >> within the last month, what have your sales been? >> they're up from last year about 5 1/2%, but some of that is the infamous early hanukkah. >>reporter: he's doing better than most retailers. shoppertrac which monitors shopper behavior nationwide expected holiday sales growth of 3.3%, they scwrut cut it to 3.25%. >> people are still very tight with their purse strings. >>reporter: retail analyst craig johnson noticed a sloun immediately after thanksgiving doorbusters sold out. >> up and down the spuk trum from luxury to mid tier to value there's a lot of weakness. it's not terrible growth, but it's tepid, sluggish growth at best. >>reporter: retailers say consumer enthusiasm has been
more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics. this evening, michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight and they need all of us right now. in our days to come, the community needs us to be at our best as americans and i will do everything in my power as president to help. because, while nothing can fill the space of a lost child or loved one all of us can extend the hand to those in need to remind name we are there for them that we are praying for them, that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their memories but also in ours. may god bless the memory of the victims and in the words of scripture heal the broken hearted and bind up their wounds >> o'donnell: there you have the president of the united states speaking as the commander in chief but also as an emotional father and saying we have endured two many of these tragedies spe
anybody. so, no, i wasn't surprised. >> dear friends michael and michelle grillo knew 52-year-old ann mary murphy for 16 years. what does she leave behind? >> a beautiful family of four children and a husband that is dedicated to her and her family. we are so sorry for their loss. >> and they are here to help. >> ann marie's family is very precious to me. they have two children that are out of college now one in college and a young daughter that is a senior in high school that is going to need the community to help and step up and stand behind her and help her as she goes through the next years. >> looking down the rough road ahead the grillos's have set up a fund to help her 18-year-old daughter who is their daughter's best friend. >> tell me what you are doing? >> i have committed to the murphy family we are going to help with their youngest daughter's college education. anne marie has been dedicated to the family and the community her actions were not a surprise at all. it's the fact that she would step up and try to protect the children barack obama herself is what anne marie would do.
's the story. >> i decided to give up my guns. i don't need them. >> michelle, was one of more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police. many who stood and waited in this along line at the san francisco omega club were brought here by the same tragedy. the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> hit me pretty strong. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> he is a vietnam vet and says he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. dan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, then i would feel terrible about that. reporter: the gun buyback was funded by an ann anonymous donor. the director of the boys club says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says enough is enough, you got a good chance for something like this. reporter: in oakland, peeled lined up in cars starting at 6:00 a.m. to turn in guns at st. benedict's church, this is where hola simmons were buying the guns. >> we have every expectation it will exceed our expe
: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning,it's wednesday, december 19. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off. we are going to begin with developing news. northbound i-5 is closed after a huge 60 car pile judge last night. it started about 6:30. a picture will show you how seriously vehicles were damaged. the pile-up stretched for nearly a mile along the northbound side of the freeway between yreka and the state border. at least 6 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and taken to area hospitals. black ice is being blamed for that accident. for the latest on the traffic conditions, let's go over to gianna in the traffic center. >> reporter: that area is still shut down and then running round robins around there to hopefully get cars through there but yeah, it is icy there. so use caution as we said, 60 cars involved in this accident bus chp is not officially
, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. the time now straight up 5:00. >>> students return to class in newtown, connecticut today except for the students of sandy hook elementary school. >> that campus will be a crime scene indefinitely after friday as mass shooting. investigators st
wenger. frank and michelle have the morning off. time now 4:29. >> and at such an early hour, never too early to check in with weather so here's mr. karnow. >> good morning, guys. it looks like like a wet start to the day if you are heading out on the roads. we have some showers showing up now. just how long will they stick around and are there more storms to come? we'll talk about that coming up. >> yes. slick surfaces on the roads so be careful. we have reports of a problem in napa, highway 121 closed between ashlar and hagan due to downed power lines. we'll have more details coming up. >>> funerals begin today for victims of the mass shooting. investigators still have not determined adam lanza's motive for killing his mother and 27 others. they say lanza still had a lot of unused ammunition friday when he killed himself as police apch
-wise, michelle noted it a little earlier, a couple of systems on holiday schedules some offering extra service tonight including bart open until 3:00 this morning. ace train no service. muni and golden gate ferry on a holiday schedule and caltrain and muni also offering free rides after 11:00 tonight. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. not too bad. you can see looking good towards san francisco. elsewhere the nimitz 880 in oakland fine past the coliseum. and all your drive times still in the green in the clear through the east bay. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> the search is on for the killer of a 15-year-old girl who was shot at an east oakland housing complex. it happened about 3:40 yesterday afternoon at 65th avenue and lion way. police say it appears the victim was walking with a group of people when a lone gunman approached them and then opened fire. a 14-year-old boy was also shot but his injuries are not considered life-threatening. witnesses told police the shooter appeared to be between the ages of 13 and 16. >>> it brings oakland's homicide total to 1
in his weekly address, touching again on a personal note. here's part of it. >> this weekend michelle and i are doing what every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much we love them. there are families in connecticut who can't do that today and they need all of us right now. because while nothing can take the place of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend the hand to those in need to remind them that we are there for them. that we are praying for them. and that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their own memories but also in their communities and in their country. >> reporter: now president obama had also said in his weekly address as a nation we have endured far too many of these tragedies in the last few years. john, that's something that really strikes me when i think of the tragedies that president obama personally has had to talk about, try to strike this tone of unity on, remember congresswoman gabby giffords. he went to arizona. aurora, colorado, he went to colorado to try to deliver a message of un
back to class tomorrow in a nearby town. michelle miller has one family's story. >> it will accommodate our entire sandy hook program. >> reporter: she got the news from an automated phone call that her 9-year-old son will be going to a new school. >> what bothers you the most? >> if he can move on with this if he can trust again. >> reporter: kenneth is a fourth grader at sandy hook elementary school which is only a few miles from his home. now he and the rest of his classmates will attend a different school but kenneth's mom says he's hesitant. >> he said he won't go back unless there's a police officer at every door. >> reporter: kenneth was saved by a music teacher who locked the door before the gunman could get in. >> the room he was in was being banged on by the a gunman trying to get in. >> reporter: the school has started grief counseling. she hasn't started grief counseling for her son yet. >> it's really sad. he's like 6 or 7 years old. do you talk to him. >> reporter: but the 17-year-old says she needs it. >> i definitely wil
address and says that the nation grieves for the families who lost loved ones. >> this weekends, michelle and i are doing what i know every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much we love them. there are families in connecticut who can't do that today and they need all of us right now because while nothing can take the place after lost child or a loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remind them that we're there for them. >> the flags were lowered to half staff, at both the white house and the capitol in honor of those who were killed. republicans in congress usually do a weekly address of their own on saturdays, but not today. g.o.p. house speaker john boehner said there would be no republican address so that president obama could speak for the entire nation at this time of mourning. speaker boehner did say in a paper statement, quote, the horror of this day seems so unbearable, but we will lock arms and unite in citizens for those how americans rise above unspeakable evil. let us kocome together in god's grace for the fam
is delaying departure from washington. the michelle and daughters may travel tomorrow. watters beat them. he landed in honolulu earlier this week. ♪ ♪ to say on a bright hawaiian christmas day >> obama is a hawaii guy. is he vacationing here. >> i think there is pride. >> i like him. it's like let's get down. let's do it. in worries. here, let's go at it. >> are you going to be all right. >> yeah i'm getting excited. >> i don't give a [bleep] >> obamas are vacationing at this multi-million-dollar estate. secret service occupy the homes to the left and the right. usually a typical day for the president on vacation go work out in the morning at the marine base and golf and shave ice. the area that he is staying at, what's the reputation there. >> it's really high class. good security down there. >> president obama is vacationing just a few houses down. >> if you want to go in and out of the neighborhood bs are what does that mean for you guys? >> we will have it be searched. >> none of your crazy friends can come. >> i think they can. but they just going to have to be put through the ringe
as to what happened. >> even an emotional president obama had to fight back tears. >> this evening michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do which is hug our children a little tighter, and we will tell them that we love them and we will remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. >> one of the six adults killed was 47-year-old dawn hochsprung the school's principal. former colleagues say she was known for her playful passion. just a month ago she dressed up as the sandy hook book fairy wearing a crown and a dress that lighted up to inspire first graders to read. numerous relatives of the gunman adam lanza including his brother ryan and father peter. police say the shooting spree began by shooting his mother if he family home and left with two we are learning three guns one of them a rifle. the new york times reports he fired with chilling accuracy leaving only one wounded survivor at the school. authorities believe he then shot himself to death. abc news learne
an emotional president obama had to fight back tears. >> this evening michelle and i will do what i know every parents in america will do which is hug our children a little tighter and we will tell them that we love them and we will remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. they need all of us right now. >> one of the six adults killed was 47-year-old dawn hochsprung the school's principal. she was known for her playful passion just a month ago she dressed up as the sandy hook book fair rewearing -- fairy wearing a crown and a dress that lighted up inspiring first graders to read. the gunman adam lanza and his brother ryan and father. he began shooting his mother at his family home and left armed with two hand guns and a rifle. he fired with chilling accuracy leaving only one wounded survivor at the school. authorities believe he then shot himself to death. abc news learned both of his parents legally own a number of guns including a bushmaster rifle but it's not clear if any of their weapons were used in the crime. a
. i don't need it. >> michelle who didn't want to give her last name was one of more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to san francisco police. many who stood and waited in this long line at the san francisco omega boys club were brought here by the same tragedy. it was the mass murder of 20 children in connecticut. >> it hit me pretty strong. >> is that why you brought the gun? >> absolutely. i never thought about getting rid of them before. >> he is a vietnam vet and he and his wife sobbed while watching the news. jan was turning in her gun so it could never be used to take a life. >> i feel if this is something that might hurt somebody some day, then i would feel terrible. >> the gun buy back was funded by a group in oakland. they contacted the omega boys club in san francisco. the director doctor joseph michael says the turnout shows both communities care about gun violence. >> when the community says enough is enough you have a good chance at something like this. >> in oakland people lined up at 6:00 a.m. to turn in guns at saint benedict's church. th is where the direc
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's michelle franzen has the latest in this report. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: alex, these are the names and the faces of this tragedy, the bright boys and girls who were just learning to read, write and learn about their world. and the teachers and school employees who sacrificed their lives to save others. they are the youngest victims of the sandy hook shootings, 12 girls, eight boys, first graders, gunned down just as they were beginning the school day. 6-year-old emilie parker, loved to draw and was always smiling, according to her dad, robbie. >> emilie was bright, creative and very loving. >> reporter: fought back tears talking about how proud he was of his little girl. >> my daughter, emilie, would be one of the first ones to be standing and giving her love and support to all those victims. >> reporter: classmate ana grace marquez-green. her grandmother and uncle live in puerto rico and told a newspaper they were traveling to connecticut saturday to mourn with ana grace's family. ♪ there is also 6-year-old jesse lewis, a neighbor told the connecticut post h
in a moment. >> this evening, michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight. and they need all of us right now. in the hard days to come, that community needs us to be at our best as americans and i will do everything in my power as president to help. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right af
morning. it's monday, december 17. i'm brian hackney. >> i'm elizabeth wenger. frank and michelle have the morning off. time is now 6:30. now hi-def doppler getting a workout. we have rain all over the bay area. >> we are seeing scattered showers now. we have some storms out there, some cold storms that are heading our direction. this one a fairly weak system that's just sliding on by but enough to make the roads slick out the door. we have scattered showers a stronger cell making its way in toward vallejo and hercules. watch out for that system moving through. more showers on the way. and more storms too. we'll have more on that coming up. >>> thank you, lawrence. for our top story this morning, there are no classes today at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. officials aren't sure if the school now will ever reopen. >> the first funerals too are planned for today. and two of the children who were first killed in the first grade classroom will be laid to rest. investigators haven't determined the gunman's motive for killing his mother at home and then 27 others at hi
and other stuffed animals, as well. >> it's a work of michelle and her 9-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. they collected more than 100 stuffed animals already and they'll continue collecting them for the next couple of days. >>> and further north in north carolina, 26 christmas trees are being prepared to be sent to connecticut. they were set up just outside the fire department in sanford, north carolina and decorated with hand made ornaments. >> the organizer said she got involved because she's a mother and her worst fear as a mother would be to lose a child. >> i got involved because i wanted the family to know that there is goodness in this world and through this tragedy, i wanted them to feel love from all over. >> she says she's hoping more people will feel compelled to donate more ornaments before being sent to newtown. we've said so many times how tragedy like this brings out the best in people around the country. the general store from newtown says they're getting calls from all over the world. a caller from california called that store, donated $125. just for coffee
candidate michele bachmann has more. >> my favorite gun is an ar15 because you can be so accurate with it. >> reporter: it's the civilian verse of the m 16 used by the mill fair and it's the -- military and it's the gun of choice in movies and video. last week man used an ar15 to kill two people in a shopping mall in portland, oregon. but it was friday's slaying of 26 people at sandy hook elementary that has led to serious talk of a ban on the assault rifle. >> there's been talk of bans before and every time a tragedy happens they bring it up again. but hopefully common sense will prevail and you know, our rights won't be infringed. >> reporter: many people are blaming adam lanza's mother for giving him access to the weapons he used. >> i would have had the guns locked up. that's probably the mistake that she made. >> reporter: gun enthusiasts seem to agree on a small measure of control. in virginia, you can get a concealed weapons permit without ever firing a gun. it's one of a number of states that allow online courses. the owner of the blue ridge arsenal says that needs to change. >> s
has been torn away far too early. >> this weekend, michelle and i are doing what i know every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much we love them. there are families in connecticut who can't do that today. and they need all of us right now because while nothing can take the place of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those in need. to remind them that we're there for them, that we're praying for them, and that the love they. for those they lost endures not just in their own memories but also in their communities and in their country. >> many of us, all of us, i think people in the united states, indeed around the world, trying to make sense out of this tragedy. the questions continue. how do you turn around and explain what has happened to your young children? we're going to have expert advice on that, our special coverage from here in connecticut continues right after this. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexu
this regardless of the politics. this evening michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do which is hug our children a little tighter and tell them we love them and we will remind each other how deeply we love one another. there families who cannot do that tonight. they need all of us right now. our days to come, that community needs us to be at our best as americans and i will do everything in my power as president to help. because while nothing can fill the space of a lost child or loved one,all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remindhem that we're there for them and we are praying for them and that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their memories, but in ours. may god bless the memory of the victims and in the words of scripture, heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds. >> the president of the united states obviously very, very emotional like so many millions and millions of people all over the country right now. we will take a quick break and resume the special coverage right after this. [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] huma
. this evening michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter, and we'll tell them that we love them, and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. but there are families in connecticut who cannot do that tonight and they need all of us right now. in the hard days to come, the community needs us to be at our best as americans, and i will do everything in my power as president to help. because while nothing can fill the space of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend the hand to those in need, to remind them that we are there for them, that we are praying for them, that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their memories, but also in ours. may god bless the memory of the victims and in the words of scripture, heal the broken-hearted and bind up their wounds. >> very, very emotional moment for the president of the united states. dare i say for all of america. much of the world right now. you don't often see the president of the united states showing such emotion, wiping away tears as he
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